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Retirement Income Planning For Women – Where Does Annuity Fit In

25 June 2022

10:15 am – 11 am

Online ZOOM Webinar

(Only in June as June is Annuity Awareness Month)

One of the greatest transitional periods of a woman’s life is during her midlife – the challenging period between younger and older adulthood. 

During this period, many women experience a range of situational transitions such as caregiving responsibilities for parents, marriage problems, giving birth, and adjusting to adolescent children. At the same time, they may be going through the biological transition of menopause, as well as other health problems, work problems and lastly, financial stress. 

While transitions involving relationships and health issues may not be as easily resolved, financial stress is one challenge that can be overcome by education and strong guidance. Often, many women hesitate to ask for help in this area as they felt there are so many things to consider and learn.  

Hence, I have designed this program to help women who believe in planning for the future to kick-start their personal retirement planning with the goal of having an income for the future.  

Retirement is all about income and the success in retirement is about ensuring you will never run out of money – no matter how long you live. Annuity is designed to do exactly this – providing an income that is certain and predictable to remove longevity risk.  

Having a monthly income is probably what will provide the most financial comfort but is often a neglected part of financial planning for women.  

This program will cover the following topics:  

  • Understanding the 5 Major Financial Risks for Women
  • The Three Phases of Retirement
  • What are the Different Types of Annuity?
  • Examples of Annuity in Retirement Planning
  • Q & A


Date: 25 June 2022, Saturday
Time: 10.15 am to 11 am
Venue: Zoom

This webinar is open to public and GEN clients.

Register HERE

Personal Note from Speaker:

Why am I doing this webinar?

Very often, the women I’ve spoken to feel judged for not saving enough or carry a sense of guilt for not being forward-looking enough in their thinking and planning. This results in a very large hesitance for them to seek help for or start on their retirement planning journey. This is something that I can very much relate to, being a woman myself.

The month of June is Annuity Awareness Month. Hence I am doing this webinar for women during their pre-retirement phase to start on their retirement planning journey by understanding the benefits of annuities. This helps them to know when and how to add on annuities to create a complementary and well-rounded retirement plan.

About Lee Meng

Lee Meng, Executive Financial Services Consultant, is a certified Chartered Financial Practitioner with a primary focus of using the “Building Transferable Wealth” concept in solving the financial issues for her personal clients.

She also specializes in helping companies formulate a proper plan to integrate employee benefits into their culture.

Find out more about Lee Meng at http://www.gen.com.sg/leemeng

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The Straits Times interview on increasing mortgage rates

The Straits Times interview on T-bills and SSBs

The Straits Times interview on the results of OCBC Financial Wellness Index – a study on the financial health of working adults in Singapore

The Straits Times interview on what to consider before putting your money into foreign currency fixed deposits

The Straits Times interview on managing health insurance cost after retirement

Lianhe Zaobao interview on estate planning for women

The Sunday Times interview on why women need to learn to invest and manage finances

Business section of The Straits Times, interview on finding ways to cope with rising home mortgage payments

Lianhe Zaobao interview on financial advice to homemakers on financial protection

Lianhe Zaobao interview on insurance planning for people in their fifties

Lianhe Zaobao interview on financial planning for women

Lianhe Zaobao interview on 5-point personal finances checklist

Lianhe Zaobao interview on early critical illness protection planning. Click HERE to read the article.

Lianhe Zaobao interview on financial planning for middle-aged women


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